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Obama: America needs "soul searching" on gun violence
reuters ^ | 8/6/12 | Matt Spetalnick

Posted on 08/06/2012 4:30:15 PM PDT by ColdOne

(Reuters) - President Barack Obama said on Monday that mass killings like the shooting rampage at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin were occurring with "too much regularity" and should prompt soul searching by all Americans, but he stopped short of calling for new gun-control laws.

"All of us are heart-broken by what happened," Obama told reporters at the White House a day after a gunman opened fire on Sikh worshippers preparing for religious services, killing six before he was shot dead by a police officer.

But when asked whether he would push for further gun-control measures in the wake of the shootings, Obama said only that he wanted to bring together leaders at all levels of American society to examine ways to curb gun violence.

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Why don't you do a bit of 'soul seaching' for the victims in Chicago on a daily basis Obama?
1 posted on 08/06/2012 4:30:18 PM PDT by ColdOne
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To: ColdOne

FUBO


2 posted on 08/06/2012 4:33:19 PM PDT by Doogle ((USAF.68-73..8th TFW Ubon Thailand..never store a threat you should have eliminated))
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To: ColdOne

sounds like he’s about to “evolve.”


3 posted on 08/06/2012 4:33:54 PM PDT by the invisib1e hand (At what point does an escalated effort to remove this traitor commence, and what form does it take?)
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To: ColdOne

I did do a lot of soul searching, Mr. Kenyan Imposter.

I know that if I allow you to take from me my means of defending myself and my family, then we will be, by definition, DEFENSELESS.

Not just against criminals, but against traitors, saboteurs, and bolshevik rabble, like yourself and your fellow travelers.


4 posted on 08/06/2012 4:34:42 PM PDT by Westbrook (Children do not divide your love, they multiply it.)
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To: ColdOne
the shooting rampage at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin were occurring with "too much regularity"

Not quite as often as the murders in Chicago . . . hey, Obozo, shall we put our flags at half-staff every day for them?

5 posted on 08/06/2012 4:36:00 PM PDT by laweeks
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To: ColdOne

I think we need to be asking some questions about the psychological professions.


6 posted on 08/06/2012 4:36:46 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: ColdOne
But when asked whether he would push for further gun-control measures in the wake of the shootings, Obama said..."no, not until November 7 at which time I will order the turning over of all firearms to the government by all citizens under the penalty of death for not doing so".
7 posted on 08/06/2012 4:36:46 PM PDT by EGPWS (Trust in God, question everyone else)
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To: ColdOne

We will have to locate Hussein’s soul before we can search it.


8 posted on 08/06/2012 4:37:32 PM PDT by Argus
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To: ColdOne

America needs soul-searching WTF they elected POTUS in 2008.


9 posted on 08/06/2012 4:38:13 PM PDT by 353FMG
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To: ColdOne

With violence springing up from loons across the nation, does that idiot really think we can "soul search" ourselves into being the disarmed targets? Does he really think we want to be the unarmed ones in a gun fight? Isn't he the one that advocated bringing a gun when the other side brought knives? The man is tool without the capacity for being anything more than a tool.


10 posted on 08/06/2012 4:38:42 PM PDT by so_real ( "The Congress of the United States recommends and approves the Holy Bible for use in all schools.")
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To: ColdOne

He didnt do any “Soul Searching” when a Muslim terrorist murdered 13 of our brave men and women at Ft. Hood..oh yeah, I forgot, that was just “Workplace violence.”


11 posted on 08/06/2012 4:38:58 PM PDT by Sarah Barracuda
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To: ColdOne

How about a bit of soul-searching regarding the unabated fiscal high treason you and your little asshat co-conspirators in Congress have been committing against our children?

And their children.

And their children....


12 posted on 08/06/2012 4:39:29 PM PDT by Psycho_Bunny (OWS = The Great American Snivel War)
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To: ColdOne
Well then he should go into swing states and start campaigning on gun control...
13 posted on 08/06/2012 4:40:00 PM PDT by Blaine Fabin
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To: ColdOne

We’re going to do our ‘soul searching’ on election day. Watch for it.


14 posted on 08/06/2012 4:40:31 PM PDT by Misterioso (They tried to get me to hate white people, but someone would always come along and spoil it. - Monk)
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To: ColdOne

We’re sure Eric Holder’s “soul” wasn’t searched. He doesn’t have one TO search...same goes for you, dear leader.


15 posted on 08/06/2012 4:41:08 PM PDT by madison10
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To: ColdOne
Mr Obama is right, it is time for all Americans to carry a firearm of their choice, 24-7.

It is a very serious and responsible thing to do, however, the time has come to face the facts.

Sacrifices must be made, a government supplied M1A and M1911-A1 is all that will be required.

One day a week off of work, for range time, and 100 rounds of each type of ammunition, furnished by the Government, for proficiency .

16 posted on 08/06/2012 4:41:19 PM PDT by exnavy (The time is upon us, fish or cut bait, may God guide your heart.)
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To: ColdOne; marktwain; Joe Brower
Socialists make me feel all warm and fuzzy, when I know that they want to protect me from the horrors of evil gun violence.


17 posted on 08/06/2012 4:41:35 PM PDT by Travis McGee (www.EnemiesForeignAndDomestic.com)
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To: ColdOne

I agree, the Terry family needs answers and how just how could this Govt have given so many guns to drug dealers and gangs only for them to kill hundreds in a short time and even kill our border agent.

We want gun control for our Govt.


18 posted on 08/06/2012 4:41:45 PM PDT by manc (Marriage =1 man + 1 woman,when they say marriage equality then they should support polygamy)
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To: ColdOne
Dear Leader is dying to pass some gun control.

Dems in the Congress are about to pee their pants in fear of this in an election year.

Plan on executive orders attacking ammo, supporting "enhanced" background checks, etc. That way, he throws a bone to his base and congressional Dems are insulted from the fallout.

19 posted on 08/06/2012 4:42:15 PM PDT by SIDENET ("If that's your best, your best won't do." -Dee Snider)
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To: ColdOne

Find 0bama’s peeps and take away their (illegal) guns.


20 posted on 08/06/2012 4:42:40 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: cripplecreek

DING, DING, DING! We have a WINNER!


21 posted on 08/06/2012 4:43:46 PM PDT by Ed Condon (Give 'em a heading, an altitude, and a reason.)
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To: ColdOne
Search your own soul, Hussein. I can't wait until this marxist is gone.

5.56mm

22 posted on 08/06/2012 4:44:16 PM PDT by M Kehoe
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To: ColdOne

FUBO, Squared.

http://ssristories.com/index.php?p=school

Soul Search that you bought and paid for, Communist, PhRMA Be’ yotch.

Time after Time after Time, we get guns are the problem, and then 9 or 10 months later we find out buried on pg 29 that some professional scumbag pushing legal, psychotropic drugs was involved.

Or maybe Soul Search those 300 Dead Foreign Nationals your AG got himself cited for criminal contempt of Congress over.

FUBO indeed.


23 posted on 08/06/2012 4:50:08 PM PDT by To-Whose-Benefit? (It is Error alone which needs the support of Government. The Truth can stand by itself.)
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To: ColdOne
President Barack Obama said on Monday that mass killings like the shooting rampage at a Sikh temple in Wisconsin were occurring with "too much regularity" and should prompt soul searching by all Americans, but he stopped short of calling for new gun-control laws.

Yeah, Barry, the mass shootings would be okay if they happened in fits and starts, you know, randomly. That's what you meant, right? Oh, wait a second, you were trying to sound profound and failing miserably. Barry, the shooting rampages usually happen to happen where the shooter has believed he will be unlikely to be met with an armed response. The solution? Teach marksmanship from an early age to as many people as possible and encourage them to carry. Give those who think they'd have easy pickings more than strong evidence that such an attempt would, literally, be shot down. And an added benefit would be that folks in the federal government would, maybe, start to get the same idea when they come up with harebrained ideas to trespass on our liberties. You know, like our Founding Fathers believed and enshrined as the Second Amendment?
24 posted on 08/06/2012 4:50:18 PM PDT by aruanan
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To: Sarah Barracuda

>>He didnt do any “Soul Searching” when a Muslim terrorist murdered 13 of our brave men and women at Ft. Hood..oh yeah, I forgot, that was just “Workplace violence.”

The latest shooting was deemed “domestic terrorism” before the brass was cool, but Maj Hassan is still just a run-of-the-mill workplace shooter despite all the proof that he really is a muzzie terrorist. A government that doesn’t even lie well will never disarm me.


25 posted on 08/06/2012 4:50:29 PM PDT by Bryanw92 (Sic semper tyrannis)
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To: ColdOne

So you give Americans, the Austrian based school propaganda system, then you take out and demonize God. Ya, I’m sure the government has a great solution....


26 posted on 08/06/2012 4:51:20 PM PDT by foundedonpurpose (It's time for a fundamental restoration, of our country's principles!)
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To: exnavy
I've been an advocate for Ammo Stamps for quite a while now.

The gov't should at least give me some kind of pie that I like for free too.

27 posted on 08/06/2012 4:52:30 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: ColdOne

Words from a souless bastard child.


28 posted on 08/06/2012 4:53:30 PM PDT by bmwcyle (Corollary - Electing the same person over and over and expecting a different outcome is insanity)
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To: ColdOne

India put the blame where it belonged, on the Obama White House.

http://thecable.foreignpolicy.com/posts/2012/08/06/state_department_tries_to_smooth_ties_with_india_after_wisconsin_massacre


29 posted on 08/06/2012 4:54:37 PM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: ColdOne


30 posted on 08/06/2012 4:55:54 PM PDT by Iron Munro ("Jiggle the Handle for Barry!")
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To: ColdOne

The cowardly press needs to ask that one


31 posted on 08/06/2012 4:57:42 PM PDT by A_Former_Democrat (Now a Chick-fil-A customer . . . God bless Dan Cathy)
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To: ColdOne
Okay.

We searched and here is what we come up with.


32 posted on 08/06/2012 4:58:34 PM PDT by Iron Munro ("Jiggle the Handle for Barry!")
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To: Blaine Fabin

That’s where these events have occurred.

Exception: AZ, which is just a ‘swing,’ not a state to 0bama


33 posted on 08/06/2012 4:58:42 PM PDT by combat_boots (The Lion of Judah cometh. Hallelujah. Gloria Patri, Filio et Spiritui Sancto.)
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To: ColdOne
We need to do some soul searching on the security of our borders. Why not start there? 0bama is busy giving back door amnesty, I'm sure all these "dreamers" are fine upstanding folks who happened to commit an illegal act by entering this country

I agree with the poster above
FUB0

34 posted on 08/06/2012 5:01:13 PM PDT by YankeeReb
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To: ColdOne

This guy is utterly making sure he gets nowhere NEAR re-elected.


35 posted on 08/06/2012 5:01:46 PM PDT by Lazamataz (I love the Universe, and it loves me.)
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To: Ed Condon

There are some very serious issues in the psychological arts that need to be addressed.

http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/chat/2915340/posts?page=43#43


36 posted on 08/06/2012 5:02:13 PM PDT by cripplecreek (What does it profit a man if he gains the whole world but loses his soul?)
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To: cripplecreek
"I think we need to be asking some questions about the psychological professions. "

Like, "where do they go to solve their personal pyschological problems?".

It's a Whirlpool.


37 posted on 08/06/2012 5:02:51 PM PDT by Paladin2
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To: ColdOne

No, we just all need to be armed so we can take out the aberrant nutballs when they pop their heads up periodically.


38 posted on 08/06/2012 5:14:38 PM PDT by Secret Agent Man (I can neither confirm or deny that; even if I could, I couldn't - it's classified.)
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To: ColdOne

We are dealing with demon possesed folks.


39 posted on 08/06/2012 5:16:30 PM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: Jet Jaguar; NorwegianViking; ExTexasRedhead; HollyB; FromLori; EricTheRed_VocalMinority; ...

I was going to not put this on the list, but after the Aurora Massacre, it seems to belong in the Obama ‘Dead Pool’ file.

Ping

Let me know if you would like to be on or off the ping list.

http://www.nachumlist.com/deadpool.htm


40 posted on 08/06/2012 5:16:43 PM PDT by Nachum (The complete Obama list at www.nachumlist.com)
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To: ColdOne

If he really wanted to reduce violent crime, he would stop supporting policies that destroy the black family.


41 posted on 08/06/2012 5:17:06 PM PDT by Blood of Tyrants (Never believe anything in politics until it has been officially denied.)
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To: ColdOne

As society is shredded by the Liberal Vision these tings will occur more and more. It is part of a disintegration of a society. The government surely can’t/won’t stop these things short of a rigid totalitarian state which is what seems to be coming. Generations if public school children have been deprived of connection to the past and cannot discern when impossible utopias are are presented as political programs. The situation cannot be corrected. It is far too late.


42 posted on 08/06/2012 5:18:48 PM PDT by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's Economics In One Lesson)
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To: ColdOne

I searched my soul and, in the last week, have bought 2 able firearms at private treaty and 3,000 rounds to support them.


43 posted on 08/06/2012 5:23:19 PM PDT by Lion Den Dan
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To: Lion Den Dan

Soul searching is better left up to someone who actually has a soul.


44 posted on 08/06/2012 5:33:21 PM PDT by JohnD9207 (Mitt better grow a pair or this thing will be over soon.)
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To: ColdOne

The words “shall no be infringed” mean anything to you, 0gabe? They sure mean something to the Millions who are literally willing to die fighting over the issue. But go ahead and trigger another Lexington and Concord...I’m sure it will work out well for us all.


45 posted on 08/06/2012 5:35:01 PM PDT by Trod Upon (Obama: Making the Carter malaise look good. Misery Index in 3...2...1)
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To: ColdOne

America needs “soul searching” on letting an orc take over the shire.


46 posted on 08/06/2012 5:37:49 PM PDT by Hardraade (http://junipersec.wordpress.com (Obama Kills))
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To: arthurus

That is why it is important to take America back.


47 posted on 08/06/2012 5:43:41 PM PDT by Biggirl ("Jesus talked to us as individuals"-Jim Vicevich/Thanks JimV!)
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To: ColdOne
Maybe all of these shootings are just the beginning of the social breakdown that Obama and his Red friends had planned for us.

This also could be another way of getting around the Fast and Furious scandal and getting to the same conclusion.I don't trust this occupent of the White House at all.He's Just evil.

48 posted on 08/06/2012 5:55:47 PM PDT by puppypusher (The World is going to the dogs.)
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To: ColdOne; Clint N. Suhks; smokingfrog; mylife

I’m betting that he has a drawer full of EOs banning ammo, mags, firearms for signing on Nov 5th, if he’s losing badly. If he wins on Nov 6th, he’ll unleash them on Nov 7th, bypassing the US Congress. He’s got nothing left to lose, either way. SHTF.


49 posted on 08/06/2012 6:00:13 PM PDT by carriage_hill (Harry Reid [PERVERT-NV] has Vickie-the-goat in lingerie and stiletto heels, tied-up in his office.)
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To: ColdOne

We need some “soul searching” about getting this Bill of Rights trampling, Kenyan lowlife out of the White House come November. FUBO. They are MY rights! They are not yours to take away.


50 posted on 08/06/2012 6:03:36 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (The NRA did not create James "The Joker" Holmes. Harvey Weinstein's Hollywood did.)
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